Makeup artist won Academy Award for Jessica Chastain prosthetic work

Former Apple Valley resident Justin Raleigh was a part of the make-up and hairstyling crew that won an Oscar for their work within the movie “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”Raleigh, Linda Dowds, and Stephanie Ingram won the award for reworking actress Jessica Chastain into the late televangelist and mascara-laden Tammy Faye Bakker.Chastain won the Best Actress Oscar for the film — based mostly on the 2000 documentary of the identical title — that charts Tammy Faye’s marriage to Jim Bakker because the duo evolve from touring preachers to nationwide TV stars.Top moments: The 7 finest (and worst) Oscar moments, together with Will Smith slapping Chris Rock, Beyoncé’s ‘Be Alive’Raleigh, who graduated from Apple Valley High School in 1996, is the CEO of the Morovia-based Fractured FX, a a number of Emmy-nominated special-effects firm that creates prosthetic make-up.This was the primary Oscar nomination for Raleigh, Linda Dowds, and Stephanie Ingram, who took residence the award throughout Sunday’s 94th Academy Awards ceremony on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.Raleigh was in control of particular make-up results, Dowds was the pinnacle of the make-up division and Ingram led the hairstyling division crewJustin Raleigh ‘deserved each little bit of that Oscar’Casey Armstrong, proprietor of Armstrong Fairway Insurance Agency in Victorville, shared her pleasure over Raleigh’s “massive win.“Justin is such a inventive man and he labored exhausting to get to the place he’s right now,” Armstrong advised the Daily Press on Monday. “He deserved each little bit of that Oscar and extra.”She and Raleigh lived in the identical neighborhood and each attended Apple Valley Junior High and Apple Valley High School, Armstrong stated.The Eyes of Tammy Faye’: Jessica Chastain performs a flawed televangelistJessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield star as standard televangelist couple Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker within the biopic ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye.’USA TODAYWatch the tender second: Liza Minnelli, Lady Gaga heat hearts amid chaotic Oscars night time“Even with him being so busy, we nonetheless communicate,” Armstrong stated. “He’s such an unimaginable man and I’m so joyful for him.”Raleigh took to Facebook on Monday to say, “I’ve by no means skilled something like this in my profession. Thank you to all who supported us and despatched messages.”“Since I used to be somewhat child, only a fan at the moment, I had dreamed about this second, however by no means actually thought it could change into a actuality,” Raleigh stated.He added that he was deeply grateful to Chastain for “being the unimaginable chief and actress that she is, pushing for this transformation to occur with prosthetics, and welcoming me to hitch her crew.”“It’s so great to share this night paired together with her win for finest actress in her portrayal of Tammy Faye,” Raleigh stated. “So deserving, and simply reveals what this sort of character collaboration can convey.”In 2015, Raleigh’s crew won an Emmy for their work on “American Horror Story.” In 2020, they had been nominated for excellent prosthetic work on “Westworld,” in response to California State University, Los Angeles.More: Oscar winners 2022: Who won on the Academy Awards? See the entire checklistRaleigh and the Fractured FX crew can be recognized for creating creatures and particular costumes. One instance is the gold fits worn within the 2018 movie “Aquaman.”Before founding Fractured FX, Raleigh supervised the specialty costumes for “Tron: Legacy,” “The Last Airbender,” and “Watchmen.”Raleigh’s firm has additionally created surgical simulations and medical anomalies featured on reveals reminiscent of Cinemax’s “The Knick.”Fractured FX has labored with the Simulator Program at Boston Children’s Hospital to create life like anatomical mind and coronary heart fashions to help in surgical coaching for medical procedures on infants and toddlers.Daily Press reporter Rene Ray De La Cruz could also be reached at 760-951-6227 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @DP_ReneDeLaCruz

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